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  • His favourite word is china.

Liberal MP for Don Valley West (Ontario)

Won his last election, in 2019, with 56% of the vote.

Yesterday

Posted on Twitter I miss marching in T.O. Pride Parade but @LPC_O Virtual Fireside Chat was a fun way to enjoy Pride season. Thx… https://t.co/1K6HlcIJFu

Posted on Twitter @PamDamoff Pam, your support for this was unwavering and inspired me to keep going. Thank you!!

Posted on Twitter @richardmarceau @SenCowan Richard, you were intrinsic to the team and the success of this project. Merci!

Posted on Twitter Someone once told me to always have a bottle of Champagne in the fridge just in case something good happens. The… https://t.co/V2fH28XdEQ

Posted on Twitter Hooray!! This is a great victory for Parliament. A great victory for people concerned about genetic illness. A grea… https://t.co/xODkax1CSb

Posted on Twitter Supreme Court to rule on constitutionality of genetic non-discrimination law https://t.co/4vfKgtMr0Z

A month ago

Spoke at the COVID-19 Pandemic committee on COVID-19 Pandemic Mr. Chair, as this is my first time speaking at this special parliamentary committee, I want to thank you and your team and the Clerk's team ...

More than three months ago

Spoke at the Canada-China Relations committee on Committee Business and Canada-China Relations Thank you very much, Chair, and thanks to both of you for being here today. As recently as yesterday, I was asked what keeps me awake ...

Spoke in the House on Foreign Affairs Madam Speaker, through you, I want to thank the hon. member for his questions, particularly regarding the extradition discussions with China. Let me be perfectly clear. ...

Spoke in the House on Foreign Affairs Madam Speaker, pursuant to Standing Order 32(2) I have the honour to table, in both official languages, the treaties entitled: “Amendments to Annex III of the ...

Spoke at the Canada-China Relations committee on Canada-China Relations Mr. Chair, I didn't raise a point of order during Mr. Genuis's last line of questioning mainly because I thought the witness was doing a very ...

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on Committee Business, Election of Chair, and Election of Vice-Chairs I was just seeking clarity, because in my years here, since 2008, ministers have come for an hour. That is the practice of standing committees of ...

Spoke in the House on Consular Affairs Mr. Speaker, I am very pleased to address the issue that has been brought forward by the member of Parliament for Sherwood Park—Fort Saskatchewan. Huseyin Celil ...

Spoke in the House on Consular Affairs Let me be very clear, Mr. Speaker. Ensuring the safety and security of Canadians abroad and at home is our top priority. We have been engaged ...

Spoke in the House on Ukraine International Flight 752 Mr. Speaker, now more than ever as families grieve, as families try to make sense of this situation, it is important for us to be united ...

Spoke in the House on Foreign Affairs Mr. Speaker, our foreign policy is based on renewing a rules-based international order that Canadians have built together, protecting universal human rights, supporting democracies. We are ...

Spoke at the Canada-China Relations committee on Canada-China Relations Thank you. I didn't name any names. I am saying this is not about you; this is about Canada's relationship with China. I'm no expert on ...

Spoke in the House on Foreign Affairs Madam Speaker, pursuant to Standing Order 32(2), I have the honour to table, in both official languages, the agreement on social security between Canada and the ...

Spoke at the Canada-China Relations committee on Canada-China Relations Thank you, Mr. Chair. I start by offering huge thanks from members of the Liberal caucus for your work. I think 2020 has been one of ...

Spoke in the House on Health Mr. Speaker, I welcome this opportunity to reiterate that the Government of Canada takes safety and security of Canadians abroad and at home very seriously. From ...

Spoke at the Canada-China Relations committee on Canada-China Relations I'm just going to suggest that once these initial briefings are done and the ambassador has spoken, there should be a good subcommittee meeting to then ...

Spoke at the Canada-China Relations committee on Election of Chair Thank you very much for this. I want to state the position on this side of the table very clearly. We are absolutely in favour of ...

Voted No on Vote #8 Address in Reply to the Speech from the Throne (amendment)

Voted No on Vote #7 Address in Reply to the Speech from the Throne (subamendment)

Voted No on Vote #6 Address in Reply to the Speech from the Throne (subamendment)

Voted Yes on Vote #5 3rd reading and adoption of Bill C-2, An Act for granting to Her Majesty certain sums of money ...

Voted Yes on Vote #4 Concurrence at report stage of Bill C-2, An Act for granting to Her Majesty certain sums of money ...

Mentioned by Times Colonist MPs agree to urgent summer study of asylum seekers surge "I believe what the committee decided today was to ensure that Canadians hear the truth, get the story from the government about what their work is, what they are doing, what remains to be done," said Liberal MP and committee chairman Rob Oliphant ...

Mentioned by Hill Times MPs defend taking trips paid by lobbyists, foreign governments, but some say the practice needs review From left: Liberal MP Rob Oliphant, Conservative MP Mike Lake, Liberal MP Ali Ehsassi, Conservative MP James Bezan, and Liberal MP Anita Vandenbeld are some of the 72 MPs who went on sponsored trips abroad in 2017. The Hill Times file photograph ...

Mentioned by indiablooms Canada: Republic Day celebrations are a depiction of unity in diversity of India, says Indian Consulate General in ... Dinesh Bhatia, Consul General of India, Toronto, senior officials from the Consulate, dignitaries like John Tory, Mayor of Toronto; MP Rob Oliphant; Dipika Damerla, Ontario Mi media nister of Seniors Affairs in the Cabinet of Premier Kathlaneen Wynne ...

Mentioned by indiablooms Canada: Republic Day celebrations are a depiction of unity in diversity of India, says Indian Consulate General in ... Dinesh Bhatia, Consul General of India, Toronto, senior officials from the Consulate, dignitaries like John Tory, Mayor of Toronto; MP Rob Oliphant; Dipika Damerla, Ontario Mi media nister of Seniors Affairs in the Cabinet of Premier Kathlaneen Wynne ...

Mentioned by Hill Times Diplomatic dos: Labour Minister Hajdu marks Finland's centenary; Kazakhstan, Qatar celebrate Liberal MP Rob Oliphant, Finnish Ambassador Vesa Lehtonen, and Liberal MP Don Rusnak at Finland's 100th Independence Day celebration at the ambassador's home on Dec. 6. Photograph courtesy of Cynthia Münster. Pirjetta Manninen, spouse of the ambassador ...

Mentioned by The South Bayview Bulldog Lose your keys on Millwood? Here's a late photo/video mix MP Rob Oliphant had Premier Wynne at his side (and two gentlemen) for pictures at his New Year's levee Saturday at the Toronto Botanical Gardens on Lawrence Ave. Nice. But seriously, did you lose your keys on Millwood Rd. between Cleveland St. and ...

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-607 An Act to establish the office of the Veterans' Ombudsman

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-533 An Act respecting a Srebrenica Remembrance Day